EXPERT HELP NEEDED! what is this???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HenHouse13, Nov 27, 2012.

  1. HenHouse13

    HenHouse13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi yall! Im new to raising chickens and have had them for a week and a half now and am loving every minute..here's my question..is this gray chick a pullet or cockerel??? "her" comb looks much more colorful than the rest so i wasnt sure..the seller told me he was certain it was a pullet but i NEED yalls opinions...The chick in question is the gray one closest to the camera...


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  2. farmergalmaine

    farmergalmaine Out Of The Brooder

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    looks roo-ish.. but im still a newbie..
     
  3. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    thats a cockerel
     
  4. HenHouse13

    HenHouse13 Out Of The Brooder

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    ugh, this is not good news :( i live in a neighborhood and am not allowed to have roosters :( breaks my heart because these chicks are really growing on me!
     
  5. HenHouse13

    HenHouse13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is another pic of the chick! (still praying its a pullet so i can keep it :( the chick in question is closest to the camera!
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  6. bwalden

    bwalden Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Yeah i'd say a roo also. I have had those that look a little more rooish early on turn out to be hens. One thing is for sure a few more weeks will tell. 5 or 6 weeks old you should know for sure.
     
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  7. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    thats a rooster 100%
     
  8. HenHouse13

    HenHouse13 Out Of The Brooder

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    they are exactly 5 weeks old...i had no clue i would be this attached to chicks! i guess i have no choice but to rehome him since im not allowed to have roosters in our neighborhood
     
  9. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    you can do that a latter time, he has alot to grow before his first crowing
     
  10. HenHouse13

    HenHouse13 Out Of The Brooder

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    what age do they start crowing?
     

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